'R. moschata' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Species.
Exhibition name: R. moschata
White or white blend. Musk fragrance. 5 petals. Small to medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy, climbing.
Height of 8' to 12' (245 to 365 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b. Can be used for shrub. Can be grown as a shrub. can be trained as a climber. prefers dry climates.
may be a long-time garden hybrid of a species whose native range is no longer clear. See References.
Malcolm Manners says that single and double musk roses bloom more or less continuously from April to February in Florida.
Moschata-Roses were also called Damask Roses before the 18th century.